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Mountain Lions’ season ends with Senior Night loss

Mountain Lions’ season ends with Senior Night loss

Liberty Bell High School’s five seniors were all starters on Senior Night last Thursday (Feb. 2), as the Mountain Lions boys’ basketball team finished its season with a home-court loss to Bridgeport, 67-30. Coupled with an earlier 75-39 loss at Tonasket, the season-ending defeat left the Mountain Lions with a 0-20 record for the year. It...
Holston takes first place at district wrestling finals

Holston takes first place at district wrestling finals

Liberty Bell High School’s Finlay Holston pinned opponent Dylan Kalma of Tonasket to take first place in the 182-pound division at the Central Washington 2B district finals on the Mountain Lions’ home mats last weekend. Holston, a junior, is one of six Liberty Bell wrestlers who will travel to the regional tournament in Tonasket on Saturday...
MVNT skiers rack up wins in Race of the Methow

MVNT skiers rack up wins in Race of the Methow

The Race of the Methow drew more than 150 competitors from throughout the Pacific Northwest to the McCabe Trails at Liberty Bell High School last weekend, and racers for the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) made their usual impressive showing. A new course layout was used for the first time, with skate sprint races on...
Liberty Bell tops Oroville, moves on in league playoffs

Liberty Bell tops Oroville, moves on in league playoffs

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ basketball team advanced to the next round of the Central Washington 2B league playoffs with a 48-45 victory over Oroville on Tuesday (Feb. 7) in the Lady Lions’ home gym, assuring the team of at least three more games this season. Liberty Bell will play …
Wins keep Lady Lions near top

Wins keep Lady Lions near top

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ basketball team struggled through one of its least-productive quarters of the season but recovered for a strong finish to beat Manson, 46-26, on the Lady Lions’ home court last Thursday (Jan. 26). Earlier in the week, …
LBHS Knowledge Bowl team takes third at Omak

LBHS Knowledge Bowl team takes third at Omak

Liberty Bell High School’s Team 1 took third place in Knowledge Bowl competition last week as the Mountain Lions visited Omak, where teams from Chelan, Okanogan, Manson and Tonasket also were on hand. Okanogan Team 1 took first place with 59 points in three rounds of questions, followed by Tonasket Team 1 with 53 points....
Liberty Bell boys fall to Soap Lake, Manson

Liberty Bell boys fall to Soap Lake, Manson

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ basketball team encountered a tough Manson squad that is positioning itself for post-season seeding last Thursday (Jan. 26), and the Trojans improved their odds with a 50-20 win over the Mountain Lions on Liberty Bell’s home court. Earlier in …
Methow Valley Biathlon Team traveled to Whistler, B.C., for two days of competition

Methow Valley Biathlon Team traveled to Whistler, B.C., for two days of competition

The Methow Valley Biathlon team competed last weekend in Whistler, B.C., in two days of skiing and shooting. Coach Betsy Smith reported that Saturday’s competition was a sprint with two shooting stages and three ski loops. Sunday featured a mass start race with four shooting stages and five ski loops for older age groups, and...
Alpine team competed at Mission Ridge

Alpine team competed at Mission Ridge

The Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team traveled to Mission Ridge last weekend for the Apple Cup Race. Ten local racers competed against a large field that included 115 boys and 105 girls for two days of Giant Slalom competition, team coach Bret Alumbaugh reported. “Conditions were perfect for racing, with a firm surface and blue...
Ski for Women at Mazama this weekend

Ski for Women at Mazama this weekend

The fourth annual Ski for Women, a fundraiser for Room One, will be on Sunday (Feb. 5) on the Mazama ski trails. Registration for the Nordic event, for women of all ages and abilities, begins at 9 a.m. at the Mazama Community Club. Participation is by donation. Racing starts at 10:30 a.m. Participants can take...